IMPORTANT NOTE: Indian Embassy/Consulates, CKGS Visa Application Centers and Contact Center will remain closed on Friday, April 14, 2017 on account of Good Friday.

Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PIO CARD HOLDER

Important Notice for PIO card holders: Applications for conversion of PIO cards to OCI cards shall be processed without Consular Fees until June 30, 2017. ICWF Fees & CKGS Service Fees will continue.

Until then, PIO cardholders can travel with their PIO card and US Passport.

If you wish to apply for OCI card in Lieu of PIO card, you may visit the following links:

How To Apply https://www.in.ckgs.us/oci/how-to-apply
OCI Application – Get Started https://www.in.ckgs.us/oci/
Frequently Asked Questions https://www.in.ckgs.us/faq


FEE Schedule : (The fees shown is in USD)

Service Category US Passport Holder Non-US Passport Holder
OCI in Lieu of PIO card
Service Type  FEE
Consular Fee 0
ICWF Fee 3
CKGS Service Fee 17
Service Type  FEE
Consular Fee 0
ICWF Fee 3
CKGS Service Fee 17
Name Change / Nationality
Change on PIO card -
[Applicants must apply for OCI
in Lieu of PIO card]

OCI in Lieu of PIO card
Service Type  FEE
Consular Fee
(New York)
25
ICWF Fee 3
CKGS Service Fee 17
Service Type  FEE
Consular Fee
(New York )
25
ICWF Fee 3
CKGS Service Fee 17
OCI in Lieu of PIO card
(Loss PIO card)
Service Type  FEE
Consular Fee 100
ICWF Fee 3
CKGS Service Fee 17
Service Type  FEE
Consular Fee 100
ICWF Fee 3
CKGS Service Fee 17
OCI in Lieu of PIO card [Applied
from another Jurisdiction
other than the jurisdiction
of residence]

Service Type  FEE
Consular Fee 0
ICWF Fee 3
CKGS Service Fee 17
Service Type  FEE
Consular Fee 0
ICWF Fee 3
CKGS Service Fee 17

Please visit the OCI section on our website http://www.in.ckgs.us/oci for more info.